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On the Subject of Chrysanthemums (Kiku ni yosu), from an untitled series illustrating poems on various themes

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Inscription

為敦 待えしとおもふ夕へもとふ人の袖の色なるしらきくの花

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #416; MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #36; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #350.3, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 323

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.9 x 20.7 cm (11 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.345

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

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Asia

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